The Wellington Chess Club

2016 Club Schedule

Provisional as at 7th Feb

The Summer Cup: Eight Round Open Swiss

January 21st - March 17th. 1hr 15 mins plus 30 secs per move each per game One game per night, two half point byes available. Casual night March 24th.

AGM 3rd March

Wellington Open Easter Tournament

Mar 25th,26th and 27th

Fischer Random Rapid

March 31st - April 14th. 25 mins plus 5 secs per move each per game, Three nights, two games per night.

Autumn Cup: Single Round Robin

April 21st - May 26th. Groups of six players each, 1hr 15 mins plus 30 secs per move each per game, One game per night, one postponement night available, other postponements by arrangement

Club Rapid: Ten Round Open Swiss

June 2nd - Jun 30th. 25 mins plus 5 secs per move each per game, Two games per night, two half point byes available

Club Lightning: Blitz Tournament

One night Jul 7th, standard FIDE Blitz time control, i.e. 3 mins plus 2 second increment

Julian Mazur Memorial: Eight Round Open Swiss

Jul 14th - Sep 8th. (8 rounds, 9 weeks), 1 hr 15 mins plus 30 secs per move each per game, One game per night, two half point byes available.

Club Champs: Single Round Robin

Sep 15th - Dec 8th. (13 weeks), 1 hr 30 mins plus 30 secs per move each per game, One game per night, four reserve nights post scheduled games.

Christmas Party

Dec 15th, Last night of the year incorporating the Wellington Transfer Championships